Co - Curricular



Duration Category Open to Classes
Summer Vacation Summer Vacation VI-XII
Winter Break Camping and Adventure & De-Stress Camping VI-XI


Trekking, mountaineering, camping, rock climbing etc. are regular activities for our boys and girls. These are organized regularly in association with reputed world class travel agencies, irrespective of the charges, for imparting hands on knowledge to the students.


The school accepts and acknowledges the multi-dimensional advantages of Yoga and meditation. It has been absorbed into the weekly time-table schedule. Classes are conducted under the guidance of a trained Yoga teacher.


Self defense classes have been introduced for girls of all classes from VI - XI during their Physical Education periods. These classes enhance their self confidence, balance and coordination.


Students of classes I-IX are encouraged to play chess during their Physical Education periods – to chisel their logical thinking, concentration and to foster a healthy competitive spirit.


Socially Useful Productive Work (SUPW) has been included in the curriculum as a compulsory subject for classes VI -X under the CCE Programme. It is compulsory for every student to put in the specified number of work hours to clear this subject for the Secondary Examination of the CBSE. Introduction of SUPW in the curriculum inculcates proper interest, attitudes and values among the students.


Social leadership and responsibility are best learnt through active participation. A number of student appointments, selected after a careful scrutiny of their school records are entrusted with various responsibilities and share the task of maintaining decorum in the school. Senior student appointments meet the Principal and Vice Principal periodically. The junior wing has a similar system of student appointments.


A number of Clubs/Societies related to a variety of areas like environment, sports, economics, debate, publication, art, music, social work form an integral part of co-curricular activity in school. Each Club/ Society has only a selected group of students appointed from class XII since they are board examinees. The remaining Appointments will be chosen from class XI. The senior most appointments are the Head Boy and Head Girl under whose guidance the various groups perform their respective duties. Sports occupies a significant position and the sports appointments are important in promoting the spirit of sportsmanship.

This Prefectorial Body comprising nearly 65 members gets selected through an impartial, democratic process. It is voluntary and the selection procedure involves a detailed round of group discussion, 3 interview rounds and even a psychoanalysis test supervised by a group of Faculty members- the Appointment- in-charge and Heads of Departments. In the final round the short listed candidates are interviewed by the Principal. Once selected, the appointments are guided and supervised by faculty members appointed to their specific Club/Society. The ultimate aim is to give interested students the experience of working and managing a small group with specific objectives, thus shaping and honing leadership qualities which will hold them in good stead in the future.


To encourage creative expression, children with a flair for writing are given an opportunity to contribute articles and sketches for the Annual Magazine or the e-newsletter.


P.T.A meetings are held after every two months to give an opportunity to the parent reps. and teachers to meet and discuss the progress of the children. The P.T.A has opened a Benevolent Fund to help and educate children who unfortunately lose their earning parent while they are still studying in the school. This gesture has been greatly appreciated by young widows / single parent / financially low income families who would otherwise find it difficult to educate their children at DPS. Women, who unfortunately fall a victim to these circumstances, should apply every year to the Principal and Secretary, P.T.A for exemption of tuition fee for their children.


The school library is open to all bonafide students of the school during school hours. All classes are provided with one library period per week.

  • Students must carry a library card duly signed by the Librarian. Books are issued only against this card. Students of classes VI to XII are issued one borrower’s ticket against which they can get 2 books issued for a fortnight.
  • Reference books, periodicals, journals, magazines are issued overnight.
  • Books marked, disfigured or damaged, will have to be replaced or paid for by the borrower.
  • The Library has an open shelf system and students must help to maintain order and organization in the different shelves. They must put the books back on the respective shelves after consultation, and not just anywhere.
  • Personal belongings, pens, pencils etc. are strictly forbidden inside the library.


Under the new ERP System, the school avails of the SMS facility to keep the parents informed about their ward’s performance, behavior, attendance, upcoming tests and appreciation of their child’s outstanding performance. Revision Assignments, HOTS, Pre weekly test assignments are uploaded regularly on the ERP and parents are informed through SMS.

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